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slides: Ten Biggest Manufacturers in Central MA

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

 

Where are the manufacturing jobs currently in Central MA? See here.

On Wednesday, elected officials, education and business leaders will explore new technologies, workforce skills and policies that are strengthening the resurgence of the manufacturing sector, as part of The Atlantic's second "Building the Future" event in the country.

Today, GoLocalWorcester looks at where the manufacturing jobs currently are in Central Massachusetts, based on the most recent labor data available on the state's Department of Labor and Workforce Development website.

 

Related Slideshow: 10 Biggest Manufacturers in Central MA

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St. Gobain Ceramic

Worcester, Northborough

Number of Employees: 1,250-5,498

Saint-Gobain Ceramic Materials division manufactures a wide range of high value components for industrial markets, including grains and powders, fine ceramics, photonics, scintillation and quartz products and refractories used in the steel market or glass furnaces.

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St. Gobain Abrasives

Number of Employees: 1,000-4,999

Worcester

Saint-Gobain Abrasives is the largest global abrasive supplier for bonded, coated, non-woven and superabrasives as well as diamond and equipment products for the industrial, construction, automotive repair and do-it-yourself markets.

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Metso Automation

Shrewsbury

Number of Employees: 500-999

Metso is a leading process performance provider, with customers in the mining, construction, and oil & gas industries. They focus on the development of intelligent solutions that improve sustainability and profitability. Metso employs around 16,000 professionals in 50 countries. 

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Wyman-Gordon

North Grafton

Number of Employees: 500-999

Originally founded in Worcester in 1883, Wyman-Gordon is a worldwide leading manufacturer ofmetal and composite material parts used in aerospace turbine engines, land-based gas turbines, and power plants.

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Polar Beverages

Worcester

Number of Employees: 500-999

Based in Worcester, Polar Beverages is the largest independent soft-drink bottler in the country. It manufactures fruit-flavored sodas, ginger ale, seltzer, drink mixers, and spring water. 

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Nypro

Clinton

Number of Employees: 500-999

Founded in 1955, Nypro provides an array of global solutions in product design, production, tooling and distribution for the Healthcare and Packaging industries. Nypro was the first manufacturer to fully automate all factories with robots and automation.

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FLEXcon

Spencer

Number of Employees: 500-999

Headquartered in Spencer, FLEXcon is a worldwide manufacturer of pressure-sensitive film products, which are used for indoor and outdoor advertising, safety/hazard labels, bar coded labels, primary labels, and product identification. 

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GKN Sinter Metals

Worcester

Number of Employees: 250-499

GKN Sinter Metals is the world's leading supplier of metal powder precision components. Their global production and sales network employs approximately 6,500 associates in more than 30 facilities on five continents. With a history dating back to the 1930s, GKN currently has production sites in Germany, Italy, South Africa, India, China, Brazil, Argentina, Canada and the USA.

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Dexter-Russell, Inc.

Southbridge

Number of Employees: 250-499

Founded in Southbridge in 1818, Dexter-Russell, Inc. is the largest and oldest manufacturer of professional cutlery in the United States. It was originally known as the Harrington Cutlery Company. 

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IPG Photonics

Oxford

Number of Employees: 250-499

IPG Photonics is a leading developer and manufacturer of high-performance fiber lasers and amplifiers for diverse applications in numerous markets. IPG offers a diverse lines of low, mid and high-power lasers and amplifiers are used in materials processing, communications, medical and advanced applications. 

 
 

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